12/6 – 2022 USC Culture Report

Dear Trojan Community, I am pleased to share this update on USC’s Culture Journey. For the past three years, tens of thousands of students, faculty, staff, and administrators have collaborated, contributing to discussions and surveys resulting in the creation of USC’s Six Unifying Values. Together, we are intentionally defining and building an ethical and inclusive…

11/17 – Accelerating pharmaceutical science and biomedical engineering at USC

Dear Trojan Community, Today, the Alfred E. Mann Foundation for Biomedical Engineering and the University of Southern California are announcing a major initiative to advance human understanding in pharmaceutical sciences and biomedical engineering, and to facilitate greater integration with USC’s academic research community. More than 20 years ago, USC received a generous gift from Alfred E. Mann…

11/10 – DPS leadership Search and CAB update

Key issues covered in below communication: Greetings, I write to provide an update on our search for the university’s next Department of Public Safety (DPS) leader and to share the latest on the university’s efforts to review and implement the recommendations made by our Community Advisory Board (CAB). Leadership search for our Department of Public…

10/19 – Winter Recess update

Dear Trojans, With the USC Competes initiative, we are committed more than ever to investing in you: our world-class faculty and staff. Every day, you bring immense talent and dedication to support the university’s mission. You ensure that teaching, research, artistic creation, professional practice, and public service thrive here. You are critical to all aspects of…

10/13- Earthquake Preparedness and The Great Shakeout

To: USC Staff From David Wright, senior vice president, administration Date: October 13, 2022 USC will participate in the 15th Annual Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20. USC has participated in the Great ShakeOut since it began in 2008. The university takes emergency planning and preparedness very seriously. We urge…

9/29 – Flu Vaccination, COVID-19 Boosters, Updates

Sept. 29, 2022 TO:       USC Students, Faculty, and University Staff FR:       Sarah Van Orman, MD, MMM, FACHA, Chief Health Officer, USC Student Health, Division Chief for College Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC As we enter respiratory illness season, we strongly encourage all students, faculty, and staff to receive their flu vaccination, ideally before November 1, 2022. We…

9/29 – Green Week 2022

Greetings Trojans,  Next week is Green Week, and have we got an assignment for you! As many of you know, sustainability is a key university priority championed by President Carol L. Folt. The next few days will offer a terrific opportunity to gain greater awareness of the university’s efforts and to learn more about Assignment: Earth,…